School throws away music instruments -- even those that look new

Posted on 6 August 2013 | 16,911 views | 9 comments
School throws away music instruments -- even those that look new
STOMPer SJ saw music instruments being disposed of outside Victoria School this morning -- even though they still look new and shiny.

The STOMPer wonders why these instruments couldn't have been repaired and perhaps, sold off as second-hand items, instead of merely being thrown away.

The STOMPer said:

"Two double basses and some Chinese zhongruans with their cases were found thrown away in some large bins outside Victoria School this morning.

"The bodies of the instruments are wholly intact and are still shiny, as can be seen in the photos.

"With some repair work, these instruments could have been given a new lease of life and sold as second-hand instruments, instead of being carelessly thrown away like this

"This then begs the question: Why would a government secondary school throw away such instruments instead of repairing or selling them?

"Do government schools have so much extra cash that they can simply dispose of unwanted instruments?"

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